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In July 1975.

In July 1975, “RCA” label released “Metal Machine Music” (subtitled The Amine β Ring), the fifth Lou Reed solo album.It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Lou Reed. The album features music pieces without the usual song structure, an hour of modulated feedback and guitar effects, mixed at varying speeds, and is considered a forerunner of industrial and noise rock,


Lou Reed – guitars, keyboards, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Metal Machine Music, Part 1
  2. Metal Machine Music, Part 2
  3. Metal Machine Music, Part 3
  4. Metal Machine Music, Part 4

On December 4, 1978.


On December 4, 1978, “Industrial” label released “D.o.A: The Third and Final Report”, the second Throbbing Gristle studio album. It was recorded September 1977 – May 1978, and was produced by Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter and Peter Christopherson.


  • Genesis P-Orridge– vocals, bass guitar, violin, effects
  • Cosey Fanni Tutti– lead guitar, effects, tape
  • Chris Carter– synthesizer, electronics, tape
  • Peter Christopherson– tape, electronics
  • Robin Banks – voice
  • Simone Estridge – voice

Track listing:

All tracks by Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter, Peter Christopherson,  except where noted.

  1. B.M.
  2. Hit By a Rock
  3. United
  4. Valley of the Shadow of Death – Peter Christopherson
  5. Dead on Arrival
  6. Weeping – Genesis P-Orridge, Ewa Zajac
  7. Hamburger Lady – Al Ackerman
  8. Hometime – Cosey Fanni Tutti
  9. AB/7A – Chris Carter
  10. Death Threats
  11. Walls of Sound
  12. Blood on the Floor